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Grateful Dead Live at Milwaukee Performing Arts Center on 1972-10-24

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Grateful Dead Live at Milwaukee Performing Arts Center on 1972-10-24

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[setlist according to Deadbase:] Promised Land, Ramble On Rose, El Paso, Deal, Truckin'-> Drums-> The Other One, E: Casey Jones, E: Johnny B. Goode [set 2 according to, with set 1 reportedly unknown:] Truckin' > The Other One > Drums > The Other One > Philo Stomp > Space > He's Gone > The Other One, Casey Jones, Johnny B. Goode

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Milwaukee Performing Arts Center
Location Milwaukee, WI

Source Soundboard
Lineage MR > 1 cass. > DAT > CDR 2x
Taped by
Transferred by


Set 2, Truckin' through Johnny B. Goode; MR > 1 cass. > DAT > CDR 2x;
DAE/.shn conversion by G. Hamilton


Reviewer: the peasant - - March 10, 2010
Subject: Hi Dewey
I used to trade blues tapes through John W. with you over 15 years ago. Glad to read your review here and about your work on updating this legendary stand of shows. Tom L.
Reviewer: thewaymouth - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - October 15, 2009
Jules: "What's the matter? Oh, you were finished! Well, allow me to retort."

I can't believe there is not a higher grade, and more reviews & streams.

Yes, the SQ is B+ -- hiss, distant, w/low levels -- but it is not rough, rather more than decent enough. And yes it is a partial 2nd set (that's all there is folks of the SBD, whereas the aud is just awful), but it's a full-to-bursting 60 minutes, more than worthy to "fill it up and lower down and lower down again."

- TRUCK: sweet, funky jam! (note: when Dead finish main vocs @ 5:19, they don't come back home to repeat the final verse, it's straight-on-for-you jam-city)
- TOO: warming up for what's ahead for the hot heads
- Philo Stomp: mad-fucking-fun
- Space: not brain-pan frying but def melts the headcheese
- He's Gone Jam: Jerry's gone! & taking us along for the glide
JBG - the shredder!

I've been listening to the US 1972 shows the last two weeks, and what there is right here is way up there with the very best of them.
Reviewer: dewey gill - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 13, 2009
Subject: ORIGINALLY POSTED 12-30-07
These two shows were taped by a legendary local taper who taped every major and minor act through the Milwaukee area in the late 60's & 70's. He taped everything on BASF 120's and was very professional, seldom ever cutting songs. I was fortunate to aquire copies of the masters. The sound on these uncirculated copies is quite good, suffering a bit from the acoustical properties of the PAC, the Dead never quite figured out the room, which was designed for the Milwaukee Symphony Orch. Both nights featured lots of banter from the band between songs, quite amusing. The Playin' from the 24th may be one of first 20+ minute versions (Actually, 8-27-72 was)
MC>Nak Dragon>cd
Set one;
tuning 3:16
Don't Ease 4:06
patter 2:13
BT Wind 6:29
tuning 1:04
Bird Song 10:42
patter 2:09
Mexicali 3:24
tuning :24
Box Of Rain 5:11
tuning 1:20
Big RR 3:39
tuning 2:17
Jack Straw 4:43
(fresh side)
tuning :43
China>Rider 11:33
tuning 1:26
Big River 4:30
tuning 1:30
FOTD 3:32
tuning 1:19
BIODTL 3:17 (16 bts)
tuning :43
Sugaree 7:12
tuning 3:12
Playin' 25:02 (tape flip at 19:38 little lost- flip before tape got to leader)

set 2;
tuning 3:23
Promised 3:00
Ramble On 6:03
tuning 2:06
El Paso 4:24
tuning 1:00
Deal 4:28
tuning 2:12
Truckin' 11:20>
Drums 3:00>
Other One 9:49 (flip at 6:00)>
Philo Stomp 6:00>
Tiger Jam 8:06>
He's Gone 12:37>
Other One 1:15
short break for equipment repair @5:00
Casey Jones 6:00
JB Goode 3:37

total time 3:29.04
I have the first three hours of the 23rd,same source. The taper may have not brought enough tape with him on the first night, which cuts about 20 minutes into Dark Star. Since this guy didn't label or date anything, there's still a chance it will show up in one of the hundreds of tapes he had as we continue to go through them. The 23rd features an 18 minute Playin'
These are much better quality than circulating copies, I'll try to post these some day.
Reviewer: aikowolf - - February 12, 2009
Subject: Coming soon!
I am a friend of John who helped get Mr Miller involved,
thanks! I can't wait to listen to what you have
Reviewer: Lewis/Klitschko - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - September 24, 2005
Subject: Re:
A little rough, but if you're a fan of 10/18 (also a little rough, perhaps these two need to be DP'ed), I recommend it. They're both in the same vein and capture the band in about the same adventurous mood.
Reviewer: Muddy69 - favoritefavoritefavorite - May 21, 2005
Subject: Low levels
Levels are pretty low , not the sharpest board, but not bad. Mix is pretty fair.The other one goes some nice places and the opening jam before the first verse is excellent.Unfortunatly there is a cut in the vocals and we miss the spanish lady.Garcia is sharp on the leads.Check this one out.I'd never heard it before.2.5 to 3 for sound.
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